Heady aromatics of pepper, black olive and charcuterie deliver structured, dense tannins. This cellar gem is one of the highlights of the vintage.
THE HUDSON VINEYARD, which covers 200 planted acres in southwestern Napa Valley, was planted in the early 1980s by Texas expat Lee Hudson here on Haire loam soil at the southern tip of the Mayacamas Mountain range, approximately 20 miles north of the San Pablo Bay. Cool and foggy in the morning, fruit ripens evenly thanks to abundant sunshine during the growing season.
AGING 11 months 25% new French oak